Cantina Space Bar FAQ

Where is the Cantina Space Bar?

The Cantina Space Bar is located at the BEC Arena, Longbridge Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, UK, M17 1SN. Tel +44 (0)161 876 0007. TRAVELLING BY CAR: BEC Arena (aka Bowlers Exhibition Centre) is situated just 2 minutes from Junction 9 on the M60 and the same distance from the Trafford Centre. The centre is ideally positioned and is easily accessible for visitors traveling locally and nationally and is just 3 miles from Manchester City Centre. Enter the postcode M17 1SN into your Satnav or Google Maps and you will be directed directly to the venue – It's that easy! See our handy Google Map at the bottom of this page for further information on our location. TRAVELLING BY BUS: Bus service 272 stops on Ashburton Road West which runs across the end of Longbridge Road, with stops both just before and just after the road entrance. Once you have entered into Longbridge Road, we are the SECOND right hand turning off the road, just before the bend. TRAVELLING BY TRAIN: Manchester Piccadilly Train Station is a major hub for National Rail Services from all across the United Kingdom. Once you have arrived at Picadilly you will be able to hire a taxi or an Uber from the foyer downstairs. Simply give your driver the postcode M17 1SN for their Satnav. For more information contact National Rail on +44 (0)8457 484 950 or visit their website at

Is there parking at the Cantina Space Bar?

Yes, there is a large car park with enough space for all of your guests. There is no charge for the car park.

Are there public transport links nearby?

Yes there are regular bus services to and from Manchester City Centre and the Trafford Centre as listed above. Bus stops are located on Ashburton Road, a 5-minute walk away from the Cantina Space Bar. Alternatively, there are many local taxi services you can use directly from the Trafford Centre.

What is the maximum occupancy for the Cantina Space Bar?

To comply with health and safety regulations and to ensure your guests have ample space to enjoy themselves without feeling crowded, the maximum occupancy for the Cantina Space Bar is 300 people at any one time during an event. We can however, arrange an overspill area, should you want to invite more guests to your event (please note an additional fee may be added for this service).

What is the maximum occupancy for the Cantina Space Bar Escape Room?

The maximum team members allowed in the Escape Room is 8 in one party. You can of course have less than this, but we recommend no less than 4.

Is the Cantina Space Bar wheelchair accessible?

Unfortunately at this time the Cantina Space Bar is only accessible by stairs, however, we are working on this as we speak! Should you require current access for wheelchair users, etc, we can provide alternative access options on request.

How much does it cost to hire the Cantina Space Bar?

If you would like to enquire about prices for booking the Cantina Space Bar please call +44 (0) 161 876 0007 or email